The facility — for which construction wouldn't finish until mid-to-late 2020 — would be Grainger's first distribution center in the state and could create more than 400 jobs.
Two thought-leadership articles were among the most-read ID items as of late, while editor Mike Hockett's blog about where distributors ranked on Fortune's annual 'Most Admired Companies' list led content overall.
The 6,000-square-foot facility will provide value added services to customers in the Eagle Ford Shale Play in South Texas. Value-added services include hose crimping, hose kitting, vendor managed inventories, custom fabrication of hose and a wide...
Research shows that 35 percent of manufacturers get more than half their annual revenue from after-sales service, but only 12 percent say it’s a key differentiator for their business. This means that revenue and profits from after-sales service could be...
The treasurer of ABB's South Korean subsidiary allegedly embezzled and misappropriated millions as part of a "sophisticated criminal scheme," the Swiss robotics engineering giant alleged this week.
The company grew its sales rep count to more than 1,000 by the end of the year, while its average daily sales improved 5.4 percent year-over-year.
Jack Keough discusses comments from NOW Inc. CEO Robert Workman about the company's Q4 fiscal performance and the market factors impacting it currently and going forward.
Fortune recently shared its annual 'World's Most Admired Companies' list, showing that Grainger topped the diversified wholesalers category for a third-straight year. See where other distributors and notable companies were ranked.
In 2016 ICP doubled its number of career events from the year prior, resulting in nearly 15,000 face-to-face encounters through appearances by an ICP Ambassador and/or staff.
In this episode, ID editor Mike Hockett discusses more positive numbers regarding the overall industrial distribution market, and the formation of Detroit, MI-based Motor City Industrial following the merger of Motor City Fastener and Charlotte, NC-based...